Great Psychological Thrillers On Netflix You Haven't Seen

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  • Published: 29 September 2019
  • With its ever-expanding selection of films, Netflix has plenty of psychological thrillers that are perfect for movie night. But it's time to look beyond popular films like Bird Box and No Country for Old Men. Here are a few disturbing films you probably haven't seen ... but don't watch them alone!

    In The Good Neighbor, we immediately learn that the supposed haunting of Harold Grainey — played by James Caan — has been orchestrated by his two tech-savvy teenage neighbors, Sean and Ethan. But that doesn't make the situation any less terrifying.

    "With the proper execution, it is possible to drive an unsuspecting person into believing that they are truly being haunted."

    Sean has his reservations about the whole scheme, but Ethan is clearly on a mission. For this guy, getting the reclusive old man to believe he's being haunted is more than just a prank. The reason he's tormenting Grainey is far darker than that… and the consequences turn out to be deadly.

    Grainey handles the strange occurrences in his home surprisingly well… until Ethan escalates his efforts and pushes him over the brink. This interesting take on the found-footage genre serves as a warning about the many pitfalls of revenge.

    Simply put, The Good Neighbor is one of the most intense thrillers Netflix has to offer right now.

    Brick might not be as well known as Joseph Gordon-Levitt's other films, but there's a reason it's become a cult favorite. In this twisty mystery, Gordon-Levitt portrays Brendan Frye, a lonely teenager who recently went through a breakup with his ex-girlfriend, Emily played by Emilie de Ravin of Lost fame. Keep watching the video to see more great psychological thrillers on Netflix you haven't seen!

    #PsychologicalThrillers #Netflix

    The Good Neighbor | 0:15
    Brick | 1:07
    Hush | 2:04
    Creep | 2:49
    Backtrack | 3:41
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Comments • 164

  • Looper
    Looper   3 weeks back

    What psychological thriller is a must-see for you?

    • Rocket Hulsey
      Rocket Hulsey  2 days back

      Stop spoiling the plots!!!

    • Rocket Hulsey
      Rocket Hulsey  2 days back

      @joel wikle its great

    • joel wikle
      joel wikle  2 weeks back

      memento7979 I know. Wtf

    • joel wikle
      joel wikle  2 weeks back

      Darren Frey is hard candy that good?

    • Jeni Fierce
      Jeni Fierce  2 weeks back

      The Conjuring, The Conjuring 2 and the Insidious franchise

  • Peggy Winters-Stevens
    Peggy Winters-Stevens  11 hours back

    Brick is awesome!

    • sprinx elminster
      sprinx elminster  4 days back

      trash.

      • Rebekah Braun
        Rebekah Braun  5 days back

        I love brick and hush

        • Sera Elliott
          Sera Elliott  6 days back

          Please apologise to every Deaf person for using such old fashioned derogatory language.. I cringed when you said Deaf and mute.. no one says that anymore and it’s offensive.. better to say non-verbal or just Deaf Medically, deafness does not necessitate muteness. Many deaf people do not speak for various reasons, or only speak in certain circumstances. They are not mute. They are capable of using their voices. They choose not to do so.

          • Jrrz Jnz
            Jrrz Jnz  6 days back

            I've seen all of these. Oh poo.

          • MikeDeuceOne9
            MikeDeuceOne9  2 weeks back

            Brick. One of the coolest and best

            • GhostPlanetFilms
              GhostPlanetFilms  2 weeks back

              YES! THANKS SO MUCH FOR MENTIONING BRICK!!!

              • Gina Long
                Gina Long  2 weeks back

                Surprise surprise I have seen them all . Lawd Netflix get some new stuff & I dont mean foriegn language.

                • Olga Freeman
                  Olga Freeman  2 weeks back

                  Brick is absolutely spectacular movie. Love it... and so will you.

                  • Dan Rafferty
                    Dan Rafferty  2 weeks back

                    Sweet

                    • Sha Liz
                      Sha Liz  2 weeks back

                      Brick is amazing. I'm not sure why more people haven't seen it. 💜

                      • Indian women athome
                        Indian women athome  2 weeks back

                        Brick, the good neighbor not on Netflix

                      • Jeni Fierce
                        Jeni Fierce  2 weeks back

                        Omg! That mask in 'Hush'

                        • Russian Bear
                          Russian Bear  2 weeks back

                          Hush is one of the best movies out there

                          • Fizi Ride
                            Fizi Ride  3 weeks back

                            I can see Joker roles in Gordon Levitt's face. He can be a next great one after Jaoquin Phoenix & Heath's.

                            • Muchamad Irvan
                              Muchamad Irvan  3 weeks back

                              Good Neighbor is shit.

                              • fbercy
                                fbercy  3 weeks back

                                Omg, Brick!!!! 🙌🏿😍🎉

                                • SelenaB007
                                  SelenaB007  3 weeks back

                                  Brick and Backtrack aren't on NZ Netflix 😥 shame as they looked good

                                  • avril14thlove
                                    avril14thlove  3 weeks back

                                    Come on Looper, do better. You've plugged Creep / Creep 2 and Hush MANY times. Give us some new material!

                                    • I am Violator
                                      I am Violator  3 weeks back

                                      "All of his clients are dead" wtf.....I actually wanted to see that one. Thanks a lot looper for ruining it

                                    • Darren Frey
                                      Darren Frey  3 weeks back

                                      Both creep movies could have been better but some of the things that happen in them are just way too unrealistic for somebody that is put in that awkward situation with a guy like that. I mean both characters in both movies acted in ways that no one else in their situation would unless there was something wrong with them and they were just that dumb, but both characters seemed pretty intelligent for the most part and yet still fell for all of his crap.

                                      • Bill Dineen
                                        Bill Dineen  3 weeks back

                                        Ok i think we get it you like Hush, please stop putting it in every recommendation.

                                        • Southern Lady
                                          Southern Lady  3 weeks back

                                          Seen all but brick and backtrack. Gonna check them out. I would recommend Funny Games too.

                                          • Nico Bally
                                            Nico Bally  3 weeks back

                                            BRICK is a masterpiece

                                            • FoRealz325
                                              FoRealz325  3 weeks back

                                              Yo dead ass, go peep Brick, a fucking classic

                                            • Kirk Out.
                                              Kirk Out.  3 weeks back

                                              Nocturnal animals

                                              • Kianna Taylor
                                                Kianna Taylor  3 weeks back

                                                Hush is amazing 😭

                                                • Ph@tMantv
                                                  Ph@tMantv  3 weeks back

                                                  Creep 1 & 2 were pretty good only because it's star is good.

                                                  • Jack Nasty
                                                    Jack Nasty  3 weeks back

                                                    I LOVE Brick. It was the last movie i rented from Blockbuster lol

                                                    • Sean Wegner
                                                      Sean Wegner  3 weeks back

                                                      Funny enough it is the first movie I watched on Netflix lol

                                                  • Andre Hamilton
                                                    Andre Hamilton  3 weeks back

                                                    Brick is so underrated!!!!! If you’re reading this, please give this movie a watch. It’s totally worth it!

                                                    • Jvr M
                                                      Jvr M  2 weeks back

                                                      It is not on netflix, and is not avialable in Australia yet

                                                  • Jas C.
                                                    Jas C.  3 weeks back

                                                    Hush is fanfuckingtasic!

                                                    • Ray
                                                      Ray  3 weeks back

                                                      "BRICK".  The best movie I've seen this year!!  Wow! Thanks for the recommendation!

                                                      • Slaine Gonzalez
                                                        Slaine Gonzalez  3 weeks back

                                                        I saw Creep when it first came out and it’s been one of my favs since

                                                        • Ambrose
                                                          Ambrose  3 weeks back

                                                          Yeah creep is a film that you can tell cost 14p to make but is still epic.

                                                      • 420 Blazer
                                                        420 Blazer  3 weeks back

                                                        Lol I watched creep and creep 2 that was crazy seeing my dude from The League play a roll like that

                                                        • 420 Blazer
                                                          420 Blazer  3 weeks back

                                                          Bryce Easley right lmao I was absolutely creeped out. But that just goes to show how great an actor he is to play 2 totally different roles like those

                                                        • Bryce Easley
                                                          Bryce Easley  3 weeks back

                                                          420 Blazer yes . Love that dude on the league but he creeped my out in these movies

                                                      • Michele C
                                                        Michele C  3 weeks back

                                                        Ty! Will not be watching hush tho Lolll I’m scared

                                                        • Tokeia Sullivan
                                                          Tokeia Sullivan  3 weeks back

                                                          Loved backtrack

                                                          • Miya
                                                            Miya  3 weeks back

                                                            The tricks the boys played on the old man triggered his memories of his dead wife. He kills himself in the end.

                                                            • Martin Junior
                                                              Martin Junior  3 weeks back

                                                              Just wondering if anyone has ever heard of the movie Emilie?!

                                                            • Caré Woods
                                                              Caré Woods  3 weeks back

                                                              Great List but I've seen all the movies but one.

                                                              • Bugsy Cline
                                                                Bugsy Cline  3 weeks back

                                                                I had to stop watching this video. I'm sure there are some good unknown flicks, but why the FUCK would you reveal the plot twists and endings? Its like a magician reaviling the bunny before he takes off his hat. BIG THUMBS DOWN TO THE VIDEO PRODUCTION

                                                                • 01001111 01110111 01100101 01101110 sa

                                                                  Who hasn't seen hush?

                                                                  • Lars
                                                                    Lars  3 weeks back

                                                                    The good neighbour isnt on netflix

                                                                    • Miya
                                                                      Miya  3 weeks back

                                                                      Lars hmm true

                                                                    • Lars
                                                                      Lars  3 weeks back

                                                                      @Miya maybe it is exclusive for some countries cause its still not on my netflix

                                                                    • Miya
                                                                      Miya  3 weeks back

                                                                      Actually I just looked and it is

                                                                    • Miya
                                                                      Miya  3 weeks back

                                                                      It was

                                                                  • Corey Baker
                                                                    Corey Baker  3 weeks back

                                                                    I've watched hush 10+ times since it came out. phenomenal film.


                                                                    I recommend ghost stories too!

                                                                    • Miya
                                                                      Miya  3 weeks back

                                                                      What’s so intriguing about it

                                                                  • TJ Avagliano
                                                                    TJ Avagliano  3 weeks back

                                                                    Creep was fucking hilarious. Wasn’t scary at all, but still a really good movie if you want a good twisted laugh.

                                                                    • TheRunemage
                                                                      TheRunemage  3 weeks back

                                                                      THESE THINGS ARE ALL CRAP ON TOAST.

                                                                      • GamerPunkSoal
                                                                        GamerPunkSoal  3 weeks back

                                                                        I was hoping The Good Neighbour would be on this list! It’s a seriously good movie. It has a slow but interesting buildup and the further the prank goes the more enthralled you become. As the movie progresses it’s made clear that something is going to happen but it doesn’t tell you exactly what or how until it happens which is something I really appreciate in a movie.

                                                                      • Hollie Marie
                                                                        Hollie Marie  3 weeks back

                                                                        How is Gothika not on here

                                                                        • Frank S
                                                                          Frank S  3 weeks back

                                                                          Cause when Gothika came out, it was a pretty well known movie... It had Halley Berry in her prime of popularity...